Tag "Healthcare"

Beauty and Durability Set the Standard at Kapi’olani Medical Center

When it came time for Hawaii’s only children’s hospital to choose a new flooring solution they needed something sustainable, serviceable and flexible. After extensive testing, it became clear that vinyl tile, carpet and VCT didn’t meet the needs of their space. So they chose this resilient flooring solution that offered extensive versatility and design opportunities…

State-of-the-Art Solutions for Advanced Polymers, Inc.

An innovative company needs a building that can keep up. So when Advanced Polymers, Inc. moved to its brand new facility, it’s no surprise that their workspace was outfitted with materials that exceed common requirements. The Salem, NH based lab looked to nora® flooring to help create a low-maintenance workspace that offers flexibility.

Taking the Stairs: How Paying Attention to This Neglected Space Can Impact Patient Outcomes

Encouraging patients to stay active during healing is a hallmark of a wellness-driven care model. But is your facility designed to promote activity? Healthcare Design Magazine explores an often-overlooked design opportunity in healthcare buildings: the stairwell. Learn how an inviting, light-filled stairwell can benefit patients in ways that go beyond functional.

In Healthcare, Art Demonstrates Healing Power

The use of art to positively impact patient outcomes is nothing new. However, The National Endowment for the Arts and the Society for Arts In Healthcare have taken arts initiatives one step further to further improve the healing process in hospitals, nursing homes, senior centers, hospices, and other entities within the medical community.

Surgery Tower Stands Up to the Rigors of the OR

Mountain States Health Alliance DBA Johnson City Medical found that rubber flooring helped mitigate many of the concerns of choosing building materials for OR environments. Learn how the facility sustains the daily rigors of the operating room: high traffic, heavy tables, microscopes and high-stain chemicals such as methylene blue and betadine.